Retail

Our guide to Black Friday Weekend deals 2017

Whether you’re planning to do all your Christmas shopping on Black Friday—or just to buy a neat deal or two for yourself—this is the weekend to get organized and tick some items off your holiday shopping list. Deals are everywhere. Here’s a quick checklist of just a few great ones that we s ...

Tech Talk for Friday November 24th 2017

  StockTwits Released Yesterday @EquityClock Russell Metals $RUS.CA moved above $29.22 to a 3 year high extending an intermediate uptrend. Canada Retail Trade down by 3.9% (NSA) in September, more than 3.5% average decline for month. #CDNecon #CAD $MACRO   Trader’s Corner Daily Seasonal/Tech ...

Tech Talk for Thursday November 23rd

Pre-opening Comments for Thursday November 23rd World equity markets were mixed this morning. U.S. equity markets are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. S&P 500 500 futures were up 2 points. The Euro Stoxx 600 Index was unchanged. The Nikkei Average gained 0.48%. The Shanghai Composite Index plun ...

Our 12 top tips for Black Friday shopping 2017

If you’re a true bargain shopper, Black Friday and Cyber Monday were tailor-made for you to score some of the best deals possible. This year is no different and the buzz is that the hot items promise to be toys, electronics (but not necessarily TVs) and clothes—especially boots, shoes and winte ...

What to know about Loblaw’s new PC Insiders loyalty program

A Loblaws store is seen Monday, March 9, 2015 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz Loblaws has rolled out yet another planned change to its President’s Choice loyalty program. In a strategy like Amazon’s Prime subscription, they are also asking consumers to pay for it. It’s just th ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday November 21st 2017

Tech Talk for Tuesday November 21st U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 8 points in pre-opening trade. Campbell Soup dropped $3.83 to $46.10 after reporting lower than consensus third quarter earnings. The company also lowered its fourth quarter guidance. D ...

TJX Companies Reverses with Big Spinning Top

Retail stocks surged last week and discounter TJX Companies ($TJX) bounced off support with high volume. Technically, the big trend is still down because the 50-day EMA is below the 200-day EMA and TJX is below the 200-day EMA. These EMAs are not shown on the chart to keep it clean. Despite the ...

Tech Talk for Monday November 20th 2017

Pre-opening Comments for Monday November 20th 2017 U.S. equity index futures were mixed this morning. S&P 500 futures were unchanged in pre-opening trade. Wal-Mart dropped $0.89 to $96.58 after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to Sector Perform from Outperform. Vale added $0.09 to $10.20 after RB ...

Weekly Market Review & Outlook (with Video) - Small Caps and Retailers Take the Lead - Energy Hits Moment of Truth

.... Broad Strength in the Nasdaq 100 .... IJR Bounces from Oversold Levels .... Small-cap Sector Leaders .... Healthcare and Consumer Discretionary Surge .... Retail SPDR Goes for a Bottom .... Starbucks, Nike and Disney Power XLY Higher .... SPY Bounces as QQQ Hits New High .... Four Sectors Corre ...

Cash still king with Canadian consumers

Getty Images In an increasingly digital world, most Canadians still carry physical money in their wallets and favour cash payments, especially for smaller sums, according to a new report by Canada’s central bank. However, the report cautions cash could eventually be replaced by continued innova ...